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AP source: Kawhi Leonard has knee issue, status unclear

Jun. 16, 2021 10:10 AM EDT

All-NBA forward Kawhi Leonard has a right knee injury that may keep him out of the Los Angeles Clippers' lineup for Game 5 of the Western Conference semifinals on Wednesday night, according to a person with knowledge of the matter. Leonard's status hinges on what he and...

Greenpeace apologizes, local police slam Euro 2020 protester

Jun. 16, 2021 07:59 AM EDT

MUNICH (AP) — Greenpeace has apologized and Munich police are investigating after a protester parachuted into the stadium and injured two people before Germany’s game against France at the European Championship. The protester used a powered paraglider with a motor...

AP source: Paul in protocols, status for West finals unclear

Jun. 16, 2021 09:47 AM EDT

Phoenix guard Chris Paul has entered the NBA’s health and safety protocols and it is unclear whether he’ll be available for the start of the Western Conference finals next week, a person with knowledge of the situation said Wednesday. The Suns are not certain exactly...

The Latest: Finland fans make noise in St. Petersburg

Jun. 16, 2021 08:58 AM EDT

The Latest on soccer’s European Championship: ___ Finland fans wearing the white-and-blue colors of the national team are starting to make themselves heard inside Saint Petersburg Stadium ahead of the European Championship game against Russia. ...

LEADING OFF: Diamondbacks can match dubious road record

Jun. 16, 2021 03:14 AM EDT

A look at what’s happening around the majors today: ___ ENDLESS ROAD The beleaguered Arizona Diamondbacks have dropped 21 straight on the road, one short of the major league record. Arizona can match a...

Betts homer in front of 52,078 leads Dodgers over Phillies

Jun. 16, 2021 01:51 AM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Mookie Betts hit a go-ahead home run in the seventh inning and the Los Angeles Dodgers beat the Philadelphia Phillies 5-3 Tuesday night at Dodger Stadium before the largest crowd to attend a professional sports league game in the United States since the start of the...

Dodgers' Bellinger returns to IL with left hamstring strain

Jun. 16, 2021 02:46 AM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Dodgers outfielder Cody Bellinger is returning to the injured list with a left hamstring strain. Los Angeles recalled right-hander Mitch White before Tuesday night’s game against the Philadelphia Phillies to take the roster spot of Bellinger, who...

Durant's sensational performance sends Nets to 3-2 lead

Jun. 16, 2021 02:31 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Kevin Durant has always been one of the NBA's most unstoppable scorers. The Brooklyn Nets needed much more than points Tuesday night, so Durant gave them one of the most spectacular performances in postseason history. Durant had 49...

Column: A different US Open than imagined at Torrey Pines

Jun. 16, 2021 02:15 AM EDT

The spectacular ocean vistas will fill TV screens as usual, along with the obligatory shots of hang gliders prancing above the cliffs of Southern California. In an era where betting is the rage, there’s probably a bookie somewhere who will offer an over/under on the number of times fans at...

NHL semifinals full of 'hunger' for first Stanley Cup title

Jun. 16, 2021 02:04 AM EDT

When the Tampa Bay Lightning won the Stanley Cup last year, it was the first time most of their players and coaches had ever lifted the trophy. Now that they have savored the taste of winning, they want to help trade deadline pickup David Savard do the same in his 10th...